Saul Smith to rejoin team on Nov. 13

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Gophers assistant coach Saul Smith will rejoin the men's basketball team on Nov. 13, the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press reported Friday.

The Gophers suspended Saul Smith, the son of head coach Tubby Smith, follow his DUI arrest last weekend. The team placed Saul Smith on unpaid leave last Sunday.

Smith's date in court will be moved from Dec. 3 to Nov. 9, the Star Tribune reported.

The University will require him to attend counseling and educational classes about alcohol use, the Star Tribune reported.

Smith will miss the team's first two regular-season games, according to the Star Tribune.

Athletics Director Norwood Teague said that if similar behavior occurs in the future, Smith will be subject to termination, the Star Tribune reported.

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